Faith and spirituality activities and events

Upcoming events

  • Yoga with Eva Korponai


    Eva Korponai's aim is to awaken an interest in yoga and meditation and offer it for the benefit of all. Eva welcomes all levels to the class, the classes designed to suit the varying needs and interests of staff and students; and to accommodate the complete beginner through to the more experienced yogi.

  • UWE's Christian Staff Network


    UWE's Christian Staff Network meets fortnightly in the Reflection Room at the Community Hub.

  • Christian Prayer with Ian Yemm, University Chaplain


    Christian Prayer with Ian Yemm, University Chaplain. An opportunity for all Christian staff and students to pray together.

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Weekly activities

All activities listed are held at The Community Hub, Frenchay Campus.

Activity Time and location Description
Buddhist meditation Mondays 12:10 -13:10 (Quiet room)

Buddhist Meditation with Pilar Sepulveda. This event is free but donations (suggested £2) for the Amitabha Centre are welcome.

Yoga Tuesdays 12:10 -13:10(Quiet room in the Community Hub)

Michaela Palmer's class investigates a different aspect of yoga teachings and philosophy. This guides the physical practice for the session, which explores a selection of yoga poses in depth, connecting them with breathing techniques and ends by revisiting the teaching.

The Tuesday class is free but donations (suggested £2) are appreciated. Booking is essential. Please e-mail to book. Yoga mats are provided.

Michaela runs another yoga class on Mondays from 12:15-13:15 at the Centre for Sport. Classes cost £4.

Christian prayer

Wednesdays 12:10-12:40 (Quiet room)

Christian Prayer with Ian Yemm. An opportunity for all Christian staff and students to pray together. This event is free.

Quaker meeting Thursdays 12:10-12:30 (Quiet room)

The Quaker Meeting with Sylvia Best is an opportunity for shared silence in the Quaker tradition and is open to those of all faiths and none. This event is free.

i-Con lunch Thursdays 12:30 - 13:30 (The Lounge) Offers support to international students and promotes communication and friendship between nationalities and cultures. Staff from Bristol International Student Centre are present, and tickets for their events are also available. Please bring a donation of £1.50 towards lunch.
Roman Catholic Mass Thursdays 12:35-12:55 (Quiet room) Roman Catholic Mass with Fr. Tom Finnegan for Roman Catholic staff and students. This event is free.
Muslim Friday Prayers Fridays 13:00-14:00 (The Lounge) Friday Prayers are organised by UWE’s Islamic Society. This event is free.

Page last updated 17 December 2013

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